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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Clark Gable
Claudette Colbert
Walter Connolly
Directors
Frank Capra
Screenwriters
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Robert Riskin
Running Time
105 minutes

It Happened One Night
The first picture to win all five major oscars, cracking dialogue and Clark Gable bare-chested.


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Plot
Journalist Peter Warne recognises runaway heiress Ellie Andrews en route from Miami to New York and agrees to help her make her assignation with gold-digging playboy King Westley in return for the exclusive rights to her story.


Verdict
An old school classic, and Gable's shirtless antics would send vests out of fashion until Die Hard came along. A must see.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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